MIAMI-DADE AVIATION DEPARTMENT
Excellence IN SUPPLIER DIVERSITY
This Award is being presented to Miami-Dade Aviation Department for its Supplier/Diversity Initiatives in making contracting opportunities available to small and minority businesses. Accepting for MDAD is Ms. Sylvia Novela.
Sylvia Novela, a graduate of the University of Florida, is a 13-year veteran with Miami-Dade County, and the Strategic Procurement Director of Contracts Administration Division for the department. Mrs. Novela is responsible for developing and conducting the procurement process for MDAD’s Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Invitations to Bid (ITB) for various consulting and construction services, the Retail Master Plan Concession Program, and other passenger and airport-related services. Her duties also include coordinating with the County’s Office of Capital Improvements, from inception through completion, to acquire MDAD’s architects and engineers, and preparing and administering MDAD’s contracts and professional service agreements, including preparation of change orders and amendments.
We applaud MDAD for its work and support as a strategic partner with the MBDA programs over the years. We proudly present the MEDWeek2022 Legacy Award for Excellence in Supplier Diversity. CONGRATULATIONS!